The borrow-to-lend model has become king of the market for U.S. home mortgages, raising concerns among analysts, academic researchers and government officials about what could happen if the housing market collapses again.
If you’re low-income, having bad or no credit can make you even more financially unstable, according to new research by the Urban Institute. But helping low-income folks reduce the cost of their borrowing benefits everyone.
Amazon.com unveiled some 70 new devices and capabilities for its Alexa product line at its Seattle headquarters Thursday. Like a rebooted Sharper Image catalogue, Amazon is adding its talking artificial intelligence to a microwave, a wall clock, a wall plug, cars and more.
Three Square Market is known for microchipping employees, but the company's latest app is designed to help parents track their children's whereabouts. The app could be a useful tool for law enforcement, experts say, but could also be abused or lead to greater anxiety among users.